This antique blanket chest is make from solid teak and has original hard forged hinges, straps, carrying handles, and original paint. The front is hand painted with a traditional Indian scene of musicians and dancers preforming for a maharaja and his two wives. On the sides of the chest are other celebratory scenes. The back has a lovely depiction of a mounted elephant caravan.
DATE 19th century
DIMENSIONS Width 40 Depth 26 Height 24 in.